location story. In Internet of Things news there's a Rutgers University project that's using Scratch to make household appliances easily programmable. And credible rumors of a Verizon iPhone announcement rounded out the week's mobile news. Read on for more top stories.This week's top stories were a grab bag: Twitter and NoSQL, open educational resources, mobile video and a blogging forefather reinventing blogging. Sounds like a typical week here at ReadWriteWeb. Foursquare's launch of a Jersey Shore badge (yeah, it freaked us out, too) was the top
Top Stories of the Week
- How Twitter Uses NoSQL
- Wikipedia Raises $16 Million to Remain Ad-Free
- Uh Oh, Internet: Basic Mobile Video Will be YouTube-Only With MetroPCS Plans
- Year-End Stats from MIT Point to Increasing Popularity of Open Educational Resources
- Blogging Forefather Seeks to Re-Invent Blogging, Again
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Internet of Things
- Rutgers University Project Uses Scratch to Make Household Appliances Easily Programmable
- Kinect-Type Technology Promised for All PCs This Spring
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